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Summer has officially come to an end (at least by calendar standards), but that doesn't mean we have to completely relinquish all the ways the warm weather benefitted our beauty routines. Sun-kissed skin and a glowy complexion are things we certainly don't mind carrying with us into the fall. Luckily, that lit-from-within, post-vacation look can be maintained (and recreated) without sun, saltwater, or sand.
With the right products, there are plenty of ways to extend your summer glow. From oils that keep you looking dewy, scrubs that eliminate dullness, and serums that restore a pink-y glow to your cheeks, we found 'em all. If you're looking to keep your summer radiance going well after Labor Day, here are seven products to help you do just that.
For Sun-Kissed Skin
For an extra boost of sun-kissed color (and nutritious ingredients that feed and protect your skin) this serum is a no-brainer for daily use. It gives you a subtle, natural-looking tan while also serving up numerous benefits for your skin—fighting fine lines and wrinkles, evening skin tone, and doing away with dullness.
For a Glowy Finish
Keep your summer luminance year-round with this fan-favorite primer that, as the name suggests, offers a gorgeous backlight to your skin. This formula creates a subtle sheen to blur and add a dewy, glowy finish to your makeup.
For Summer-Morning Cheeks
This new palette may be designed for fall, but its punchy hues are just the thing to keep that summer warmth in your cheeks, even when the sun sets early. A peach coral, strawberry pink, and golden apricot will keep your complexion looking bright whatever the weather.
For a Smooth, Gleaming Body
Sol de Janeiro always serves up everything you need to amplify your glow, so keep dipping into the collection come fall. This multi-tasking, smoothing scrub and mask will keep your skin looking fresh and feeling smooth, even as the colder temperatures begin to take a toll. Use it as a daily scrub to polish skin and keep dryness at bay. Lather it on as a mask to detoxify and reveal gleaming skin.
For Satiny Hair
This new kit from Ouai works to feed your glow from head to toe. The scrub can be used on your scalp and body to exfoliate and reveal softer, healthier skin and hair. Finish with the oil to lock in moisture (on both your strands and your skin). It's just what you need as the weather begins to turn.
For an Organic Faux Glow
To really extend your summer tan, Isle of Paradise's customizable self-tanning drops make it easy to control just how much you want to glow. Better yet, you can feel good about the ingredients (which include organic tanning actives combined with avocado, chia seed, and coconut oils), so you're doing your skin a favor while you get some color.
For Dewy Moisture
As a final touch, body oil is essential for boosting moisture and imparting that smooth, velvety texture. This lightweight oil is powered by organic Noni extract, rosehip, and sunflower seed oils to fight hydration while supporting healthy cell rejuvenation—keeping the skin intact through harsher, dryer weather.
Looking for more ways to prep for the new season? Here's how to change your skincare routine for fall.